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Transcript: 1992 John Newbery Winner: Shiloh by Phyllis Reynolds Naylor published in 1991 The 2012 Winner: Paul R. Gagne and Melissa Reilly Ellard, Weston Woods producers of “Children Make Terrible Pets” Geisel Honor Books Awards for Literature for Children and Young Adults We know that children love to read interesting and entertaining books. Well, someone has to write them. These authors are selected for various awards for doing just that; writing interesting and entertaining books. Let us dig in and discover what some of those awards are. Awards Presentation Randolph Caldecott Medal Coretta Scott King Award The 2007 Printz Award Winner: American Born Chinese By Gene Luen Yang First Second, an imprint of Roaring Brook Press, a division of Holtzbrink Published in 2006 The 2013 Geisel Honor Book Winner: Up, Tall and High!, written and illustrated by Ethan Long is the Seuss Award winner. The book is published by G. P. Putnam’s Sons, a division of Penguin Young Readers Group in 2012 The 2013 Coretta Scott King Award Winner: Andrea Davis Pinkney, author of Hand in Hand: Ten Black Men Who Changed America published October 2012 Bryan Collier, illustrator of I, Too, Am America Published May 2012 Printz Award According to the American Library Association (ALA), the John Newbery award is awarded yearly by the library association "to the author of the most distinguished contribution to American Literature for Children" (1999). 2013 John Newbery Winner: The One and Only Ivan by Katherine Applegate published in 2013 "The Michael L. Printz Award is an award for a book that exemplifies literary excellence in young adult literature. It is named for a Topeka, Kansas school librarian who was a long-time active member of the Young Adult Library Services Association" (ALA, 1999). The Caldecott medal was named after an illustrator named Randolph Caldecott. ALA states that it is awarded yearly by the Library Association for"the artist of the most distinguished American picture book for children" (1999). "The Theodor Seuss Geisel Award is given annually to the author(s) and illustrator(s) of the most distinguished American book for beginning readers published in English in the United States during the preceding year" (ALA, 1999). This award is given to authors that use creativity to captivate young readers. The 2011 Geisel Honor Book Winner: Bink and Gollie, written by Kate DiCamillo and Alison McGhee, illustrated by Tony Fucile (Candlewick Press) Published November 2010 John Newbery Award The 2013 Printz Award Winner: In Darkness By Nick Lake Published by Bloomsbury Books for Young Readers in January 2012. Book Synopsis: "Fifteen-year-old Shorty awakens beneath the ruins of a crumbled hospital in Haiti, where his weakening mind begins flashing back through his own violent history, the loss of his twin sister, and his mystical connection to Toussaint Louverture, the nineteenth-century revolutionary who helped liberate his country" (ALA, 1999) The 2013 Laura Ingalls Award Winner: Katherine Paterson an author that leaves her readers feeling hope. Laura Ingalls Award The 2003 Laura Ingalls Award Winner: Eric Carle an author of creative children's books. According to the ALA website, "The Coretta Scott King Book Awards are given annually to outstanding African American authors and illustrators of books for children and young adults that demonstrate an appreciation of African American culture and universal human values" (2009). Andrew Carnegie Medal for Excellence in Children’s Video The 2011 Coretta Scott King Award Winner: Rita Williams-Garcia, author of One Crazy Summer (Amistad, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers) Published January 2010 According to ALA, "The Andrew Carnegie Medal honors the most outstanding video productions for children released during the previous year" (1999). The 2013 Winner: Katja Torneman, producer of “Anna, Emma and the Condors" Video Synopsis: "Anna and Emma, along with their parents, work to bring the amazing and magnificent California condor back from the brink of extinction. The girls are articulate and caring, sometimes silly and always engaging as they assist their parents with this important work" (ALA, 1999). ALA states that "The Wilder Award honors an author or illustrator whose books, published in the United States, have made, over a period of years, a substantial and lasting contribution to literature for children" (1999). The 2004 Caldecott Winner: The Man Who Walked Between the Towers illustrated and written by Mordicai Gerstein (Roaring Brook Press/Millbrook Press) published in 2003 The 2013 Caldecott Winner: This Is Not My Hat, written and illustrated by Jon Klassen, published by Candlewick Press in October 2012

Awards Presentation

Transcript: This award recognizes an author's work in helping adolescents become aware of themselves and addressing questions about their role and importance in relationships, society, and in the world. 2016: Don't Throw It to Mo! by David A. Adler and Sam Ricks, Published on 05/01/2015 2001: Are You Ready to Play Outside? (An Elephant and Piggie Book) by Mo Wilems, Published on 10/28/2008 To receive this award, one must meet the following criteria: 1. Does the book(s) help adolescents to become aware of themselves and to answer their questions about their role and importance in relationships, society and in the world? 2. Is the book(s) of acceptable literary quality? 3. Does the book(s) satisfy the curiosity of young adults and yet help them thoughtfully to build a philosophy of life? 4. Is the book(s) currently popular with a wide range of young adults in many different parts of the country? 5. Do the book(s) serve as a "window to the world" for young adults? Trombone Shorty by Troy Andrews, Bryan Collier (Illustrations) Published on 04/14/2105 The Secret Olivia Told Me by N. Joy, Nancy Devard (Illustrator), Published on 11/20/2013 The Michael L. Printz Award honors the best book written for teens, based entirely on its literary merit. The criteria for this award is as follows: The book must have one or more of the following: Story, Voice, Style, Setting, Accuracy, Characters, Theme, Illustrations, or Design. Have a wide audience among readers from twelve to eighteen. Controversy is encouraged; this should be a book readers talk about. This award recognizes an author or illustrator whose books have made a substantial and lasting contribution to children's literature. To be honored with this award one must: Be an author or illustrator whose books are published in the United States. Have made, over a period of years, a substantial and lasting contribution to children's literature. Randolph Caldecott Medal Michael L. Printz Award About Entertainment. (2016). Children’s Book Award Winners. Retrieved from ALA American Library Association. (2016). ALA Book, Print & Media Awards. Retrieved from Bookshare. (2016). Book Award Winners. Retrieved from Goodreads Inc. (2016). Awards. Retrieved from LLC. (2016). Lists, Awards, and Series. Retrieved from Introduction References Laura Ingalls Award This honor is given to the author and illustrator of the most distinguished American book for beginning readers. To meet the criteria the book must: Be published in English. Be published in the United States. 2016: The Realm of Possibility by David Levithan Published on 05/09/2006 2007: The Giver by Lois Lowry, Published in 1993 Coretta Scott King Award Margaret A. Edwards Award John Newberry Award This award is given to the illustrator with the most distinguished American picture book illustrations. To be selected, illustrators must: Contain: Excellence of execution in the artistic technique employed, Excellence of pictorial interpretation of story, theme, or concept, Appropriateness of style of illustration to the story, theme or concept, Delineation of plot, theme, characters, setting, mood or information through the pictures, Excellence of presentation in recognition of a child audience. The book must be a self-contained entity, not dependent on other media (i.e., sound, film or computer program) for its enjoyment. Each book is to be considered as a picture book. 2016- Last Stop on Market Street by Matt de la Peña and Christian Robinson, Published on 01/08/20015 2008- The Invention of Hugo Cabret by Brian Selznick, Published on 01/30/2007 2016: Bone Gap, By Laura Ruby, published on 3/3/2015 2012: Where Things Come Back, By John Corey Whaley, Published on 07/24/2012 2016: John Henry by Julius Lester, illustrated by Jerry Pinkney (Illustrator), Published on 12/01/1999 2015: School Bus by Donald Crews Published on 08/26/1993 Geisel Honor Books In the field of literature for children and young adults, awards are honored to authors and illustrators for their creative and innovative works. I will discuss the following awards: John Newbery Award, Randolph Caldecott Medal Coretta Scott King Award Laura Ingalls Award Geisel Honor Books Margaret A. Edwards Award Michael L. Printz Award. Awards Presentation This honor is awarded to an African American author and illustrator for outstanding inspirational and educational contributions. To receive this award one must: 1. Portray some aspect of the black experience, past, present, or future. 2. Be written/illustrated by an African American. 3. Be published in the U.S. in the year preceding presentation of the Award. 4. Be an original work. 5. Meet established standards of quality writing for youth which include. 6. Be written for a youth audience. 7. Have a motivating title. 8. Illustrations should reflect established qualitative standards. This award

Awards Presentation

Transcript: This award is presented to book authors in literacy excellence in young adult books. According to ALSC section of the ALA Web site: "The award-winning book may be fiction, nonfiction, poetry or an anthology." "As many as four honor titles may be selected." "Books must have been published between January 1 and December 31 of the year preceding announcement of the award. To be eligible, a title must have been designated by its publisher as being either a young adult book or one published for the age range that YALSA defines as "young adult," i.e., 12 through 18. Adult books are not eligible." "Works of joint authorship or editorship are eligible." "The award may be given posthumously provided the other criteria are met." "Books previously published in another country are eligible (presuming an American edition has been published during the period of eligibility)." "Titles that are self-published, published only in eBook format, and/or published from a publisher outside of the US will not be considered eligible until the first year the book is available in print or distributed through a US publishing house." "If no title is deemed sufficiently meritorious, no award will be given that year." "The chair is responsible for verifying the eligibility of all nominated titles." "Unlike the Margaret A. Edwards Award, the Printz Award does not require the attendance of the winning authors at the awards ceremonies. However, it is understood that authors will be encouraged to attend." Laura Ingalls Award: Coretta Scott King Award Schnieder Family Honor Book Winners: published 2012 2013: Young Children: Somebody Please Tell Me Who I Am By: Harry Mazer and Peter Lerangis Middle School: A Dog Called Homeless By: Sarah Lean Teen Award: Back To Front and Upside Down By: Claire Alexander 2006 Winner: published 2005 Dad, Jackie, and Me By: Myron Uhlberg Michael L. Printz Winners: 2013: In Darkness published 2012 By: Nick Lake Video attached from You Tube 2006: Looking for Alaska By: John Green Published 2005 John Newbery Winners: Current Winner: 2013: The One and Only Ivan published in 2012 By: Katherine Applegate Past Winner: 1990: Number the Stars By: Lois Lowery published in 1989 “Mama was crying, and the rain made it seem as if the whole world was crying.” ― Lois Lowry, Number the Stars According to ALSC section of the ALA Web site, "The Medal shall be awarded annually to the author of the most distinguished contribution to American literature for children published by an American publisher in the United States in English during the preceding year." Books are selected by the following guidelines: "Must be a citizen or residence of United States." "Fiction, non-fiction, and poetry are all eligible." "The book must be written for children, with children defined as “persons of ages up to and including fourteen.” "The book must be an original work." "A book that was originally published in another country is not eligible." Laura Ingalls Winners: 2013: Katherine Paterson 2003: Eric Carle Video on recent/past winners: This award is given annually to African American authors and illustrators of young and adult books. According to ALSC section of the ALA Web site, books are selected by this criteria: "Author or illustrator must live in the U.S. or maintain dual residency/citizenship." "Book must be published in the year preceding the year the award is given, evidenced by the copyright date printed in the book." "Only finished copies will be accepted. Do not send advance reader copies, galleys, etc." "Titles submitted for the Coretta Scott King Book Awards will not be returned. Titles received by the OLOS office are donated as part of The Coretta Scott King Review Books Donation Grant" Michael L. Printz Award Schneider Family Honor Book Award John Newbery Award Andrew Carnegie Medal: This award recognizes the best fiction and nonfiction for adult readers. This award is announced at ALA annual conference and a cash award. 2013 Winners: published 2012 Richard Ford- Canada Timothy Egan- Short Nights of the Shadow Catcher 2012 Winners: published 2011 Anne Enright- The Forgotten Waltz Robert K. Massie - Catherine the Great: Portrait of a Woman Coretta Scott King Winners: Alex Award: This award is given to 10 books that appeal to ages 12 to 18. Titles are selected by the Yalsa Task Force. These books are selected from previous years. The list is given to librarians to see if it attracts the age group. 2004 Winner: The Time Traveler's Wife- published in 2003 By:Audrey Niffennegger 2013 Winners: all published in 2012 This award is presented to authors and illustrators that over a period of time have made lasting contributions to children. According to ALSC section of the ALA Web site, books are selected by this criteria: "The Laura Ingalls Wilder Medal shall be awarded every two years to an author or illustrator whose books, published in the United States, have over a period of

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